Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Photoshop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Photoshop over the 6 months to 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Photoshop
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 316 271 254
Rank change year-on-year -45 -17 -12
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 59 100 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.60% 0.64%
As % of the Applications category 3.69% 5.71% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 52 55
South East median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £169 £176 £171
90th Percentile £465 £549 £490
England median daily rate £400 £350 £368
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.76% +13.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 1
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -84.57% +677.78%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +77.22% -21.00% +13.64%

Photoshop is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,601 1,751 1,655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.02% 10.57% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 920 847
South East median daily rate £365 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £143 £135 £150
90th Percentile £538 £507 £488
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 184 223
South East median hourly rate £15.30 £16.11 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.01% +7.38% -
10th Percentile £9.93 £10.17 £9.25
90th Percentile £38.75 £32.16 £35.35
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +3.23%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Photoshop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -15 30 £275 -28.10% 21
Berkshire -10 25 £300 -20.00% 11
Surrey -15 16 £425 -19.05% 20
Oxfordshire +22 5 £188 -50.00% 6
Kent +18 4 - - 5
East Sussex -7 3 £425 +24.09%
Hampshire -28 3 £173 -8.00% 5
West Sussex -10 1 - -
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 36 (61.02%) User Experience
2 33 (55.93%) Wireframes
3 28 (47.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 24 (40.68%) HTML
4 24 (40.68%) Adobe
5 22 (37.29%) CSS
6 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
6 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (27.12%) Axure RP
8 13 (22.03%) Prototyping
8 13 (22.03%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 12 (20.34%) Scrum
9 12 (20.34%) jQuery
10 11 (18.64%) Mobile App
10 11 (18.64%) Sass
11 10 (16.95%) Usability Testing
11 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
12 9 (15.25%) PHP
12 9 (15.25%) InDesign
12 9 (15.25%) Marketing
12 9 (15.25%) Web Development
12 9 (15.25%) HTML5
13 8 (13.56%) CSS3
13 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
13 8 (13.56%) Google
13 8 (13.56%) Web Design
13 8 (13.56%) MySQL
13 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (13.56%) Analytics
14 7 (11.86%) Adobe Creative Suite

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.17%) CMS
1 6 (10.17%) WordPress
2 3 (5.08%) Confluence
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (47.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (15.25%) InDesign
3 7 (11.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (11.86%) UXPin
4 6 (10.17%) InVision
5 3 (5.08%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (3.39%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (3.39%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (3.39%) Fireworks
7 1 (1.69%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Magento
1 2 (3.39%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Google Analytics
2 5 (8.47%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (5.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (5.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.69%) Redis
2 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Axure RP
2 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.17%) JIRA
4 4 (6.78%) Firebug
5 2 (3.39%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.69%) Grunt
6 1 (1.69%) RSpec
General
1 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
2 9 (15.25%) Marketing
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Legal
4 2 (3.39%) Brand Awareness
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (66.10%) Designer
2 25 (42.37%) UX Designer
3 13 (22.03%) Developer
4 12 (20.34%) UI Designer
5 10 (16.95%) UI/UX Designer
6 6 (10.17%) Mobile Designer
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Designer
6 6 (10.17%) Web Designer
6 6 (10.17%) WordPress Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Senior UX Designer
8 4 (6.78%) Digital Designer
8 4 (6.78%) Mobile UX Designer
8 4 (6.78%) Senior UI Designer
8 4 (6.78%) Senior UI/UX Designer
9 3 (5.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (5.08%) Interaction Designer
9 3 (5.08%) Mobile UI Designer
9 3 (5.08%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
10 2 (3.39%) HTML CSS Developer
10 2 (3.39%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) HTML
2 22 (37.29%) CSS
3 12 (20.34%) jQuery
4 11 (18.64%) Sass
5 9 (15.25%) HTML5
6 8 (13.56%) CSS3
7 6 (10.17%) XML
8 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.78%) JSON
9 4 (6.78%) RESTful
10 3 (5.08%) React
11 2 (3.39%) .NET
11 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (1.69%) Ajax
12 1 (1.69%) Flash
12 1 (1.69%) LAMP
12 1 (1.69%) React Native
12 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (61.02%) User Experience
2 11 (18.64%) Mobile App
3 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Graphic Design
4 3 (5.08%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.69%) Animation
5 1 (1.69%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.69%) Fintech
5 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.69%) SCORM
5 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
5 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Android
2 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) Wireframes
2 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.03%) Prototyping
3 13 (22.03%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 12 (20.34%) Scrum
5 10 (16.95%) Usability Testing
6 9 (15.25%) Web Development
7 8 (13.56%) Analytics
7 8 (13.56%) Web Design
8 7 (11.86%) Content Management
8 7 (11.86%) Front End Development
8 7 (11.86%) Information Architecture
8 7 (11.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (10.17%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 5 (8.47%) Guerrilla Testing
10 5 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (6.78%) Adaptive Web Design
11 4 (6.78%) Data Analytics
11 4 (6.78%) Performance Optimisation
11 4 (6.78%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
2 9 (15.25%) PHP
3 4 (6.78%) Java
3 4 (6.78%) PHP 5
3 4 (6.78%) PHP 7
4 3 (5.08%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.69%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.69%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) ES6
5 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Adobe
2 8 (13.56%) Google
3 4 (6.78%) ClickTale
4 2 (3.39%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.69%) FatWire
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) WooCommerce